Dec 2012
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Shearer, Matthew
After posting double digit gains in 2010-2011, Latin America's export growth declined to just 1.5% in 2012 for a total value of slightly more than $1 trillion, according to figures just released…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Shearer, Matthew
Después de registrar tasas de dos dígitos entre 2010 y 2011, el crecimiento de las exportaciones latinoamericanas declinó notoriamente, alcanzando apenas un 1,5% en 2012, situándose en un nivel…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy; Staples, Brian Rankin
Presents information about several mechanisms by which the barriers imposed by rules of origin may be reduced through effective trade facilitation efforts. Also
discussed are the functional…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Suominen, Kati; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Harris, Jeremy
This paper maps out Rules of Origin (RoO) in regional trade agreements (RTAs) around the world, and observes that the restrictiveness and complexity of RoO are driven by factors specific to each RTA…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Harris, Jeremy; Shearer, Matthew
This book assesses the impact and design of optimal strategies to implement existing agreements. It deals with issues such as removing the remaining barriers to trade, improving the institutional,…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy
The paper presents some cautionary arguments with respect to the relationship between rules of origin and development, and proposes an alternative mechanism, extended cumulation, by which the…